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Mountainfilm kicks off Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Alpenglow Sports, Tahoe City’s 39-year-old mountain shop, will host the critically acclaimed Telluride Mountainfilm as the kickoff for California’s premier mountain lifestyle event, the...

Rock art · Petroglyphs of Donner Summit

If you drive up Old Highway 40 about 2.5 miles from the west end of Donner Lake, there is a pull-off on the left...

Carmen Carr

It’s a sunny autumn morning and a group of hikers gather at the Loch Leven Lakes trailhead off Interstate 80. A blonde-haired woman with...

The majesty of meteor showers

Meteor showers provide a magnificent show in the late-night Tahoe sky. A few years back, I hiked Mount Judah Loop at 1 a.m. to...

Autumn trails

Once the crowds of summer have left, it’s time to put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail. The weather is still usually...

Tahoe treasure hunt · The art of geocaching

It’s a beautiful summer day in North Lake Tahoe and my longtime Northern Nevada residents and friends Susan Hahn and Dominic DelaFuente arrive in...

Connecting to the outdoors at Outessa Summit

Outessa is a new outdoor adventure for women. Ladies, this isn’t a festival, it’s an outdoors retreat catering to women who love to recreate in...

Star light, star bright · Explore the night sky

Stars, planets, nebula and meteors are ever present in the universe. Unseen during the day for the most part, and in many parts of...

Backpacking with teenagers

Our kids spend much of their lives looking at their phones and computer screens or heading to sports activities. This leaves little time to...

Be kind to the back country 

Aside from the enormous deep blue lake that is the center of it all, the Lake Tahoe region is also blessed with copious quantities...